Badger - Badgers can be fierce animals and will protect themselves and their young at all costs, are capable of fighting off dog-packs and fighting off much larger animals, such as wolves and bears. However, badgers can be tamed and then kept as pets. - Wikipedia
Jeremy Paul, hornets made a nest in the ground in my front yard and as I wondered how to deal with that, a badger showed up at midnight and dug up and ate the hornet's nest. It took him two nights but he got every last one. I love nature!